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Chapter 11, Problem 1DQ
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What does it mean to obtain a competitive advantage? What role does the cost management system play in helping to achieve this goal?

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Explain the competitive advantage and the role done by cost management system to achieve the goal.

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Competitive advantage means the company provides the higher customer value for the same cost or lower cost or equivalent cost than their competitors. The information provided by the cost management system helps to identify the strategies and to create the cost leadership position.

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